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Date: 1706 [first published 1658]

"Contemplation, Contemplating, Meditation, Study: In Metaphysicks, it is Defin'd to be the preserving of an Idea or Conception, which is brought into the Mind, for some time actually in View."

— Phillips, Edward (1630-1696)

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.